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BendBroadband designates $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County

BendBroadband designates $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County

Deschutes United Way Check
Molly Black-Hissong, manager of Field Marketing for BendBroadband, presents a $10,000 check to Ken Wilhelm, executive director of United Way of Deschutes County.

BendBroadband™ donated $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County. This is in addition to what employees pledged to their local chapters during the annual campaign last fall.

“One of our missions is to be good citizens,” said Dave Wittwer, CEO and president of TDS Telecom, which operates BendBroadband. “We encourage employees to volunteer with our paid time-off volunteer benefit and to also support the organizations served by the United Way.”

 

Jazz at The Oxford concludes with sellout

It was a completely SOLD OUT season for BendBroadband’s seventh annual Jazz at The Oxford concert series. Between October and March this past winter, The Oxford Hotel and the Bend community welcomed an incredible and diverse lineup of world-class artists over five separate weekends. Performers this season include drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Tuck & Patti, The… Continue Reading

Bend tops list in change score, housing market changes

The landscapes in some communities, especially in the Northwest, have changed dramatically over the last five years. Utilizing data from Zillow and AtoZDatabases, LendingTree looked at cities that have changed the most in recent years. LendingTree examined the cost of home ownership, rent values and changes in foreclosure rates to see where exactly in the… Continue Reading

Meal of the Year; BendBroadband co-sponsor

Meal of the Year;  BendBroadband co-sponsor

BendBroadband is a co-sponsor of the Meal of the Year program and awards a scholarship each year to an COCC student. In 2016, Carlos Vazquez was the recipient of the BendBroadband COCC Foundation Scholarship. When Carlos was awarded the Diversity Education Award, he was described “as one of those rare students who takes the time… Continue Reading

BendBroadband designates $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County

BendBroadband is designating $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County for 2016-17. This is in addition to what employees pledge to their local chapters. Each employee is also encouraged to volunteer up to 16 hours a year while still being paid. “One of our shared missions is to be good citizens,” said Dave Wittwer, CEO… Continue Reading

BendBroadband designates $10,000 to United Way of Deschutes County

Community Spotlight: Healing Reins

Dita Keith considers her time with Healing Reins a privilege. Keith, executive director of the therapeutic riding center, has been with the organization for nine years, and to her, it’s an organization that truly matters in Central Oregon. “Our programs matter because they give families who live every single day with the challenges of caring… Continue Reading

Community Spotlight: Healing Reins

Don’t miss Jazz at the Oxford’s 7th season

Don’t miss Jazz at the Oxford’s 7th season

Our favorite time of year is just around the corner. Yes, snow-filled days on Bachelor are ahead (so fast, we might add), but we’re talking about Jazz at the Oxford. The seventh season kicks off next month, and once again, BendBroadband is proudly a sponsor. The concert series brings world-class jazz musicians to Bend’s renowned Oxford Hotel… Continue Reading

Win a spot at Max King’s Trail Running Camp!

Love the freedom and exploration that comes with trail running? Yeah, us too. That’s why we’re sending one lucky runner to Max King’s Trail Running Camp at Mt. Shasta in September. (We’ve been working with Max a lot this summer, including our recent Ultrafast Internet campaign.) The camp, which runs from Sept. 21-25, includes five days and four… Continue Reading

Win a spot at Max King’s Trail Running Camp!